One player will be the Fries player, and the other will be the Salad player. First, determine who is who. You can agree that the person who most recently ate fries will be the Fries player.
The Fries player takes the Fry plate and places the 12 Fry Tokens on it.
The Salad player takes the empty Salad plate.
The deck of cards is shuffled and placed in between the players.
The completed setup will look like this:
The Salad player takes the first turn.